Kapur, Jaideep

Primary Appointment

Eugene Meyer III Professor of Neuroscience, Neurology


  • MBBS, Medicine, University of Delhi
  • PhD, Neuroscience, University of Virginia
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Eastern Virginia School of Medicine
  • Residency, Neurology, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Fellowship, Epilepsy/EEG, University of Michigan

Contact Information

Box 800394
Telephone: 924-5312
Email: jk8t@virginia.edu

Research Disciplines

Neuroscience, Translational Science

Research Interests

Pathophysiology of Status Epilepticus; Mechanisms and pathways of seizure spread

Research Description

1) Mapping circuits that sustain prolonged seizures using genetically modified animals, clarity and imaging.

2) Role of AMPA receptor plasticity in seizure spread.

3) Progesterone modulation of seizures and hippocampal excitability.
4) Mechanisms and treatment of neonatal seizures.

Selected Publications